ERIC Number: EJ287425
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1983
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Drawing Conclusions: Do Children Draw from Observation?
Smith, Nancy R.
Art Education, v36 n5 p22-25 Sep 1983
Current beliefs about how children draw emphasize the importance of drawing from memory, rather than from observation. However, an experiment with children aged seven to nine showed that observation drawings included greater detail and complexity. More research on observation drawing is recommended. (IS)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Opinion Papers; Journal Articles
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